For dealers in California, the first orders for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt can be made on May 28. A few other states can make reservations on August 27, and things finally roll out nationwide October 1.
Outside 10 ZEV States, You Will Need To Special Order The Plug-In Hybrid
The 2016 Hyundai Sonata PHEV will only be sold like a regular car in the 10 ZEV states, but you can special order the plug-in hybrid anywhere.
Offers Previous Buyers Free Quick Charger, Riding Apparel
The batteries in Zero Motorcycles are becoming better and cheaper, and so the electric vehicle manufacturer has decided to pass some savings along to its customers, chopping $1,350 from the price of all its 2015 models.
Meet The $1M Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate (CHEAPR) Program
Connecticut's new $1-million CHEAPR EV incentive offers up to $3,000 for new plug-in and hydrogen vehicles, but one popular PHEV won't qualify for max amount.
Dannel Malloy Looks In NSTAR Settlement Fund For Money
Connecticut Governor Malloy wants to use money from a settlement fund to support EV purchases in the Nutmeg State.
EV Automaker Made 11,160 Vehicles In Q1; Revenue Was $1.1 Billion
Tesla has reported a loss of $154.2 million in the first quarter of 2015, alongside revenue of $1.1 billion. There were 10,045 Model S EVs delivered. And so much more from the Q1 earnings call.
Looking Back, The Price At The Pump And The Decline In Fuel Efficient Sales Don't Line Up
Looking at the numbers, Autotrader's Mark Strand tells us you can't predict green car sales by looking at the price of gas. It just doesn't work that way.
Chevrolet Spark Electric A Rare Bright Spot For Green-Car Demand
April green-car sales fall 20 percent from a year earlier on lagging demand for Prius, Leaf.
Lower Price Leads To 94-Percent Lease Rate Leads To Big Sale Increase
Chevy sold 920 Spark EVs last month in the two states where it's available. That's more than the 905 Volts sold nationwide. Thank a lower lease price and aggressive incentives.
Big Savings Not Readily Available
Tesla ads a pre-owned section to its website, giving customers (in some areas at least) the chance to buy a used Model S online, just not at an especially substantial discount.
Running Total Now Puts Leaf Ahead By 1,824
For April 2015, the Nissan Leaf sold 1,553 units while the Chevy Volt has its best 2015 showing with 905 sales.
On Average, One Mile Of Electric Range Will Cost You $384.36 Today
On a cost-per-electric-mile basis, the Tesla Model S is the cheapest EV you can buy today. The most expensive? A BMW i3.
GM Cites Unequal Standards, But Tesla Still Gets Four-Store Approval
Tesla Motors' automaker-to-customer bill approval in Maryland almost gets sidetracked by General Motors' lobbying.
Current Tastes Will Need To Change In A Big Way To Make This Happen
LMC Automotive predicts PHEV sales will outstrip sales of traditional hybrids in Europe by 2019, and by 2024 PHEVs will go beyond a million annual sales there.
Experian Study Shows That 18 Percent Of Hybrid, Plug-In Buyers Paid Cash
Green car buyers are more likely to pay in cash and have better credit scores than the average customer, according to a recent study.
Oregon House Bill 2092 would auction tax credits to fund a series of rebates for alternative-fuel vehicles. Buyers could get $3,000 for an EV purchase.
All Told, Incentives Can Leave You With A $14,995 EV
The 2015 Chevy Spark EV gets a lower price, just $25,995, and that's before incentives that can push it to $14,995.
Better Charging Infrastructure Necessary For Higher Sales
Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn says company could sell 50,000 Leaf EVs a year in the US.
VW's Norway Advertising Push Was Key
Volkswagen e-Golf overtakes Nissan Leaf as Western Europe's best-selling electric vehicle.
Are Lower Gas Prices Still The Primary Culprit?
Lower demand for hybrids, EVs again push down US green-car sales from year-earlier numbers
Elon Does An About Face On Sales Figures
Tesla delivered 10,030 vehicles in the first three months of 2015, as announced in the company's first-ever quarterly sales report.
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